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2012-10-03 10:22:12

Fourth Annual Celebration of All Things Beer Features 100 Suds-Centric Events DENVER, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proclaiming Denver as one of the world's great beer cities, VISIT DENVER will present the fourth Denver Beer Fest, October 5-13, 2012. The citywide celebration coincides with America's most prestigious craft beer competition, the Brewers Association's Great American Beer Festival (GABF)®, October 11-13. The nine-day Denver Beer Fest will include rare beer...

2012-09-05 10:20:30

Giveaway Includes Roundtrip Airfare, Accommodations and Tickets to GABF DENVER, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mile High City honors its thriving microbrew culture with Denver Beer Fest, a 9-day celebration of beer (Oct. 5-13) culminating in The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) (Oct. 11-13). This year, GABF sold out in under an hour - but suds Nirvana can still be achieved! Denver's Ultimate Beer-cation Giveaway will bring one winner and a friend to The Mile High City...

2012-08-08 02:23:16

CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Craft brewers attending this year's fifth annual Great Lakes Water Conservation Conference in Chicago, IL, on October 4-5 will be among the first to glean practical advice, sustainability strategy tips, knowledge and more from the lead developer for the Brewers Association's craft brewing industry sustainability manuals. John Stier from Antea(TM)Group will present this year's luncheon address on "Best Practice Guidance & Practical Advice on...

2012-07-24 06:25:45

Fourth Annual, Nine-Day Celebration of Beer Returns Oct. 5-13 DENVER, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More beer is brewed in Denver than any other city, so it is only natural that The Mile High City honors its brewing tradition with a nine-day celebration of all things beer. More than 150 beer-centric events are scheduled for the fourth annual Denver Beer Fest, Oct. 5-13, 2012, including Meet the Brewer Nights, beer-paired dinners, firkin nights, brewer versus brewer...

2011-07-29 13:33:00

DENVER, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Home to more than 120 established craft breweries, the Great American Beer Festival, and ranked first in gross beer production in the United States, the beer experience in Colorado speaks for itself. Below is a sampling of Colorado's beer offerings across the state. Beer Festivals and Activities Gnarly Barley (August 6). Featuring two dozen craft breweries, the Hambone Express (piggy races) and gnarly tunes, this beer festival welcomes the whole...

2010-06-16 04:01:00

Celebrate All-things Beer This September With 200 Events at Locations Throughout the Mile High City DENVER, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate Denver's claim as one of the world's great beer cities, VISIT DENVER is presenting the second annual Denver Beer Fest (www.DenverBeerFest.com), September 10-19, 2010. The 10-day celebration of beer-centric experiences will include beer tastings at restaurants, beer-paired dinners, "meet the brewer" nights, beer tappings, brewery tours and a...

2010-01-05 08:30:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) has kicked off its annual search for the world's best beers, with US brewers encouraged to enter the second largest beer competition of its kind, joining the global battle for beer supremacy. The AIBA offer US exhibitors the chance to test their skills against the best brewers in the world. In 2009, a record 1,140 entries were received across the world, including more than 160 entries from US based...

2009-09-24 06:00:00

DENVER, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- While thousands of craft beer aficionados from cities across the U.S. gather for the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) this week, Examiner.com, in collaboration with BeerTapTV.com, will provide ongoing coverage of the event. "People come to Denver from all over the country to attend the Great American Beer Festival, and the event sells out quickly," said Jacob Harkins, Food & Drink channel manager for Examiner.com. "For those who aren't able to...

2008-10-20 18:00:22

BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) announced today that gold medals were recently awarded for two of the Company's proprietary craft beers at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver, Colorado. BJ's Oktoberfest was awarded a gold medal in the American-Style Amber Lager category. Additionally, a gold medal was awarded in the German-Style Wheat Ale category for a new, light-beer version of the popular BJ's Harvest Hefeweizen called "I'm Half the Beer I Used to Be." These two awards...

2008-07-28 21:00:26

By Jeff Barnard BEND, Ore. - Tucked in a corner at the Deschutes Brewery, barrels that once aged fine wines and whiskeys are nurturing beverages that are challenging drinkers to think of beer more like wine. High-alcohol brews like Black Butte XX and The Abyss, known in the trade as big or extreme beers, are among many craft beers that are grabbing a growing market share in the United States from their mass-produced and heavily advertised counterparts. Even at prices ranging from $4 to...